Cylindrical condensing chamber

Made:
1761
maker:
George Adams

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Brass cylindrical condenser with glass ends. Condensing vessel for air at high pressure, 1761. This condenser was used
King's College, London| Enquiries to Science Museum, London
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Brass cylindrical condenser with glass ends. Condensing vessel for air at high pressure, 1761. This condenser was used
King's College, London| Enquiries to Science Museum, London
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Double-barrelled air pump, 1761. This air pump by George Adams, instrument maker to the king, is the centrepiece of the
King's College, London| Enquiries to Science Museum, London
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Double-barrelled air pump, 1761. This air pump by George Adams, instrument maker to the king, is the centrepiece of the
King's College, London| Enquiries to Science Museum, London
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

1927-2058: Mahogany cross-piece for an air pump.1927-1326/1: Brass cylindrical condenser with glass ends, made by
King's College, London| Enquiries to Science Museum, London
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

1927-2058: Mahogany cross-piece for an air pump.1927-1326/1: Brass cylindrical condenser with glass ends, made by
King's College, London| Enquiries to Science Museum, London
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

1927-2058: Mahogany cross-piece for an air pump.1927-1326/1: Brass cylindrical condenser with glass ends, made by
King's College, London| Enquiries to Science Museum, London
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

1927-2058: Mahogany cross-piece for an air pump.1927-1326/1: Brass cylindrical condenser with glass ends, made by
King's College, London| Enquiries to Science Museum, London
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

1927-2058: Mahogany cross-piece for an air pump.1927-1326/1: Brass cylindrical condenser with glass ends, made by
King's College, London| Enquiries to Science Museum, London
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

1927-2058: Mahogany cross-piece for an air pump.1927-1326/1: Brass cylindrical condenser with glass ends, made by
King's College, London| Enquiries to Science Museum, London
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

1927-2058: Mahogany cross-piece for an air pump.1927-1326/1: Brass cylindrical condenser with glass ends, made by
King's College, London| Enquiries to Science Museum, London
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

1927-2058: Mahogany cross-piece for an air pump.1927-1326/1: Brass cylindrical condenser with glass ends, made by
King's College, London| Enquiries to Science Museum, London
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Brass cylindrical condenser, made by George Adams, Fleet Street, London, 1761

Condensing vessel for air at high pressure. This condenser was used for demonstrations carried out in air at greater than atmospheric pressure. The body of the cylinder is made of brass; the two ends are of brass with plano-convex windows of glass. This instrument was made by George Adams for use with the air pump that he made for King George III.

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Details

Category:
King George III
Object Number:
1927-1326/1
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), copper (alloy), glass, steel (metal)
type:
condensing vessels
credit:
King's College, London

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